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Marie Yap

Posted On July 13th, 2014 -

July 2, 2014
Marie Yap, 84, of Honolulu, a substitute teacher, Liberty House sales employee and flight attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by sons Jonathan and Jason, daughters Sandra Dillon and Roxanne Mead, brother Joseph Sabala, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Aaron Matthew Noah Guting

Posted On July 13th, 2014 -

April 3, 2014
Aaron Matthew Noah “Kian” Guting, 52, of Moreno Valley, Calif., a Vons checker/cashier and Starbucks manager, died in Riverside, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Salvador “Greg” and Gwendolyn; brothers Malcolm, Gregory “Tex” and Jayme; and sisters Sharolyn Honda and Darrelyn Tamashiro. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Saturday at 92-102 Ulele Place, Kapolei. Casual attire.

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Marian Mitsuko Kimura

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 27, 2014
Marian Mitsuko Kimura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Medical Arts Building receptionist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Grant Y. and Wesley S., daughter Brenda M., brother Lawrence Makishima and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Esther Hekili Keliihoomalu Smith

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Esther Hekili Keliihoomalu Smith, 71, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband John F.; sons Roland H. Keliihoomalu, and John K.K. and Century Kauhane K. Smith; daughters Celeste Nalani K. Schuett and Melissa Minei K. Smith; brother Sonny Keliihoomalu; sisters Dorothy “Tidi” Leong, Ruth Williamson, Linda and Henrietta “Hanki” Hopeau, and Evelyn Kahaleua; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Hong Choi Lam

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 19, 2014
Hong Choi Lam, 78, of Kapolei, a cook for Dynasty Chinese Restaurant and Legend Seafood Restaurant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Punyi, China. He is survived by wife Shui Ying, daughters Alice Warren and Ada Lam, brother Hong Wah, sister Yuk Ying and a grandchild. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Seikichi Taba

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 7, 2014
Seikichi Taba, 90, of Pearl City died in Aiea. He was born in Libbyville. He is survived by son Glenn and sisters Harue Kawano and Fumie Abhrams. Services pending.

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Esther Lee Lau

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Esther Lee Lau, 97, of Honolulu, former proprietor of Alexander Grocery, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Linda Teruya, sons Michael and Richard, sister Mildred Lum, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Clement’s Episcopal Church or any charity.

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Richard Goichi Tamaoka

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Richard Goichi Tamaoka, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Monarch Jade and Gems clerk and an Army veteran, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Betty F., sons Wesley and Bradley, daughter Joyce Bajet, brother Kelly S., six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Harue Genka Lee

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Harue Genka Lee, 92, of Honolulu, a Shriners Hospital nurse, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Herbert T.C. and sons Kevin and Jeffrey. Visitation: 11 a.m. July 19 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Haley Jayne Tyrrell

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Haley Jayne “Princess Haley” Tyrell, 10, of Honolulu, a fifth-grade student at Ala Wai Elementary School, died. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas. She is survived by father Patrick; mother Wendy Cockshell; brother Zachary; grandparents Joy and Malcom Cockshell, and Nancy Tyrrell; and great-grandmother Dulcie Cockshell. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hale Koa Hotel oceanside picnic area. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations of blood and platelets suggested to Tripler Army Blood Donor Center or similar organizations.

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Dominador Sia Aguilar Jr.

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Dominador Sia Aguilar Jr., 55, of Honolulu, an Ampco parking attendant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sampaloc, Manila. He is survived by wife Josephine V., son Jonathan, brothers Ernesto and Angel, and sisters Virginia De Guzman, Remedios Jose and Dolores Aguilar. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 19 at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hui Qiu Li

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 27, 2014
Hui Qiu Li, 42, of Honolulu, a hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chung Shan, China. She is survived by husband Yong Chi, son Michael, daughter Linda, mother Ze Ying Liang and brothers Wai Kee and Wai Kim. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Pali View IV. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Hatsue Uyehara

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Hatsue Uyehara, 98, of Hawaii Kai, a retired state Department of Education employee, died at home. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Edwin and Lawrence; daughters Judy Uyehara, Jane Ushijima and Evangeline Shinsato; brother George Ige; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Del S. Brumitt

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Del S. Brumitt, 46, of Honolulu, a professional fisherman and outdoorsman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by parents Pamela Ricketson and Dave Brumitt, stepfather George Ricketson, sister Gia Dahlman, hanai sister Dana Dorsey and grandmother Gloria Thornton. Services at a later date. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Thomas Lupini Lobo

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 17, 2014
Thomas Lupini Lobo, 67, of Las Vegas, an Army veteran who served in the VietnamWar, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Trudy; sons William, Renny, Renny “Aaron,” Robin and Milton Kalai, and Thomas, Edward and Christian Lobo; daughters Laura Chung, Kelley Girl and Christine Lobo; and sisters Mary Dawn, Betty Spillner, Sheila Kahalepauole, Verna Lei Schutz-Kahele and Karen Deguiar-Amituanai. Services held in Las Vegas. Flowers welcome. Condolences may be sent to Trudy Lobo, 5385 Latigo St., Las Vegas, NV 89119.

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Rosario Villacorta-Bayaca

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Rosario “Rorie” Villacorta-Bayaca, 70, of Waipahu, a former Kuakini Medical Center employee, died inEwa. She was born in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Christopher Bayaca, daughter Karolynn Joy Bayaca, brothers Alex and Rodrigo Villacorta, and sister Ida Agsaulio. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial in Urdaneta City, Philippines. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Pearl Young Castillo

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 25, 2014
Pearl Young “Pearlie” Castillo, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steven, Clyde and Erick; daughter Charlene Roberts; brother Dennis Young; sister Audrey Y. Sunada; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2124 Pauoa Road. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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James Tadao Matsui

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

May 30, 2014
James Tadao Matsui, 86, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hattie, brother Lawrence, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Miyoko Inada Yagi

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
Miyoko Inada Yagi, 94, of Honolulu, a retired clerk for the City and County of Honolulu and Lillian Cargyle Realty, died in Hale Ku’ike Bayside. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Ok Soon Choi

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 5, 2014
Ok Soon “Susanna” Choi, 83, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Kang Won, South Korea. She is survived by son Chi Man; daughter Unhee Kwak; brother Sung Tae Kim; sisters Young Ja, Myung Ja and Soon Hee Kim; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Korean Catholic Church-Hawaii, 2949 Kahawai St. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Bernice Eleanor McCartin

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 5, 2014
Bernice Eleanor McCartin, 91, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker and Hawaii Adult Day Care member, died in Keaau. She was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y. She is survived by son Dennis, daughter Sue Beauregard, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services inCave Creek, Ariz. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Charles DePonte

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Charles “Charlie” DePonte, 82, of Mililani, a Kahua Ranch maintenance supervisor, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Minerva “Minnie,” son Charles B. Jr., daughter Lei Gomes, brother Patrick Kopa, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Riyoichi W. Miyake

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Riyoichi W. “Roy” Miyake, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. maintenance supervisor and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company F during World War II, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Amy T., daughters Lynne M. Tom and Jane H. Miyake, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Kenneth Claire Eckley

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 2, 2014
Kenneth Claire Eckley, 92, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a United Airlines retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Iowa. He is survived by wife Lois; son Thomas; daughters Shel Rheinor, Lisa Lowell and Verna Harrison; sister Bonnie Crosman; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. No services.

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Henrietta Kelii Kuene Nihipali

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Henrietta Kelii Kuene Nihipali, 89, of Hauula, a retired church custodian, died in Hauula. She was born in Hauula. She is survived by sons Benjamin Jr., Clyde and Larry; daughters Kathleen Camit, Emily Sam-Yiou and Ruth Ann Buttel; brothers Oswald Stender and Walter Kamalolo; sister Dorothy Padeken; half brothers Stanley, Robert and Joseph Stender; 27 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lydia Mona Fernandes

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

July 3, 2014
Lydia Mona Fernandes, 93, of Honolulu, a switchboard operator, died in a private care home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Patricia Jones, a grandchild, two great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Edna H. Ogata

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 21, 2014
Edna H. Ogata, 99, of Honolulu, a retired McInerny sales associate, died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Byron and Keith; daughters Jeanette Couchman, Karen Miller and Edean Loo; brother Richard Kotaka; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John James Germaine

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
John James Germaine, 85, of Aiea, a retired First Insurance Co. investigator and retired Air Force master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by daughter Lynda Corry, sons Paul and Jon, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lila Lee Park

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Lila Lee Park, 85, of Honolulu, retired owner and business manager of Park’s Poultry Farm, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Tyrus, daughters Rhoda James and Robin Boolukos, brother Godfrey “Freddy” Lee, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or Punahou School. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Elizabeth Lilia Gonsalves

Posted On July 12th, 2014 -

June 28, 2014
Elizabeth Lilia Gonsalves, 90, of Kaneohe, a clerk, died. She was born in Honokohua, Maui. She is survived by husband John R. Jr., sons John III and Dennis, brothers Ernest and Jordan, sisters Rose and Dorothy, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe, 45-150 Waikalua Road. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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